Posts tagged ‘Kids and Toys’

October 20th, 2011

Light-up Halloween Toys for Your Kids

by Jonathan Cogley

Enlightening products like glow sticks used for late night parties including Halloween celebrations bring fun and entertainment for kids. It is a well known fact that kids are excited to use interesting and flashing glow products that enhance the enjoyment in Halloweens.

As glow sticks are simple plastic tubes which are easy to handle and use, they can be even used by kids. They love to use glow sticks for performing unique tricks and treats. Different sizes of glow sticks of various colors like green, yellow, orange, blue, red, purple and so on are considered to be the best party favors for kids. Assorted glow sticks, necklaces and bracelets are not exceptions to be used in Halloween parties.

Apart from the glow sticks, necklaces and bracelets, several other flashing lighting toys which make use of LED batteries are even available that bring fun for kids in the scary celebrations. Flashing devil horns, skull and bone lanyard necklaces, devil horn hats, pumpkin glasses, skull flashing glasses, flashing skull wands and eye ball rings are some of the elegant lighting toys which are perfect novelties for kids. Children even love to have these as the accessories for their Halloween costumes. It is often considerable to prepare and make use of glow costumes with glow sticks in peculiar scary designs. A right choice can be made from these flashing lighting pieces to accentuate the glow costume. When arranging a Halloween party for kids, do not forget to include these flashing products along with the glow sticks to upgrade the entertainment.

May 18th, 2011

Different Outdoor Toys for Your Children

by Edwin Rosenthal

Toys are the most pleasing things that make children excited and enjoyable. Not only do they give fun for kids, they also help them in learning something. Among many kinds of toys, outdoor toys are for improving the physical and mental health of your kids. The physical exercise associated with the out door toys promotes growth and development of the child.

Different types of outdoor toys are available for kids. They are available for kids of ages ranging from three to the pre-teenage up to 12 years. Have a look on some outdoor toys that are commonly liked by kids.

Slides
Mostly children like to climb on nets and frames. They love challenges. So slides are one of the best choices of outdoor toys for your kids. They are available in many forms and designs including winding and curvaceous, and straight and steep designs. They can be made in different colors customized for younger and older children.

Swing sets
Kids of all ages enjoy amusement and pleasure playing with swings. The swings, with their pendulum motion, provide the kids with a sense of flying through the air. You can choose metal, wood and plastic swings of various appealing colors.

Trampolines
Kids like jumping up and down on these strings. They are better exercising means for the kids. They are made with good quality ensuring safety of kids.

Pedal bikes
These outdoor toys make the children learn riding. The pedal bikes give a feeling of learning and playing to your kids.

Apart from these, climbing frames, see-saws, playhouses, and sand toys are the other outdoor toys for kids. So get the best one which your child is interested in. Playing with the outdoor toys gives your kids a chance to enjoy the fresh outside atmosphere.

May 17th, 2011

Pedal Toys and Safety Measures

by Edwin Rosenthal

Everyone of us wish to make our kids happy and purchase different kinds of toys. However, while purchasing, you should make sure that it is right or appropriate for your kid. Also, you should consider their age when buying toys. For example, pedal toys can be a good option for toddlers. Pedal toys bring more fun and enjoyment to kids. Also, they can learn the balancing and coordination through them. Pedal toys can come in many different forms. They may be small bicycle or tricycles. Parents must read the guidelines provided by the manufacturer before allowing the child to use the pedal toys. They also should make the kids understand about the toy and then train them in handling it. They should make sure that certain safety measures are taken when the kids are playing with pedal toys. Below are some suggestions for parents.

  • Make sure that the kids are playing only under your or the child caregiver’s supervision.
  • Do not allow kids to play with pedal toys on inclined areas. Also prevent them from playing around swimming pools or lakes.
  • Ensure that your kids wear shoes which are tightly knotted. Otherwise the lose and untied shoelaces may get stuck in the pedals, spokes or wheels.
  • When they are riding bicycles, allow them to wear helmets to prevent any injuries if they fall.
  • Kids get interested to go in doubles on a play toy. However, do not give them a chance of doubling up.
  • Check or inspect the status of the pedals, wheels, spokes, handles, and so on to make sure that they are not loose.

Allowing your kids to play with these safety measures assures enjoyment and safety for your kids.